California Department of Transportation
Date: January 25, 2012
District: District 4 - Oakland
Contact: Bob Haus
Phone: (510) 286-5576
$347 MILLION IN NEW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING TO DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND UPGRADE STATE’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM
OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide.
The allocations include $281 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. In total, nearly $12 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been allocated by administrative agencies for statewide transportation needs.
“We’re putting people back to work building better roads, bridges, rail, and transit for California,” said Acting Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.
The remaining $66 million in allocations came from assorted transportation accounts funded by state and federal dollars.
Highlights of the funding allocations include:
- $52,781,000 to widen State Route 4 from four to six lanes between in Antioch, Contra Costa County, from Lone Tree Way to Hillcrest Avenue.
- $7,399,000 to build a bicycle path in Oakland, Alameda County, from West Grand Avenue to Shellmound Street Extension, and on Interstate 880 at Maritime Street.
- $1,809,000 to construct tie-back walls along State Highway 84 in Woodside, San Mateo County, near I-280.
- $921,000 to install rumble strips in the centerline of State
Please see the attached file for more information about all projects that received allocations today.
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